Rewrite the equation as -4(3y+3)+13y=8.
Simplify each term.
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply 3 by -4.
Multiply -4 by 3.
Add -12y and 13y.
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Add 12 to both sides of the equation.
Add 8 and 12.
Solve for y 8=-4(3y+3)+13y